Last week, Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (SGX: Y92) reported its first-quarter result for the financial year ending 31 December 2019. Thai Beverage operates in four different segments, namely, spirits, beer, food, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Here are 10 things investors should know about Thai Beverage’s latest quarter:
- Revenue was up 59.7% year on year to THB 72.6 billion.
- Similarly, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) jumped by 119.6% as compared to last year, to THB 12.3 billion.
- Net profit attributable to shareholders surged by 150.7% year on year to THB 7.4 billion.
- EBITDA margin (before recognition of fair value gain) improved from 12.3% for the same period last year to 16.9% in this quarter. Similarly, net profit margin was up from 6.7% last year to 10.3% in this period.
- As of 31 December 2018, the Group had cash and cash equivalents of THB 22.4 billion and total borrowings of THB 217.4 billion. This gives a it net debt position of THB 195.0 billion.
- The company’s gearing ratio (net debt to equity) stood at 135% as of 31 December 2018.
- Sales volume for spirits, soda water, beer, and non-alcoholic beverage were up by 25.7%, 11.8%, 253.9%, and 3.6%, respectively, year on year.
- For the quarter, spirits, beer, non-alcoholic beverages, and food accounted for 43.6%, 45.4%, 5.7%, and 5.3%, respectively, of Thai Beverage’s revenue.
- For the quarter, spirits, beer, non-alcoholic beverages, and food accounted for 95.1%, 6.8%, -4.8%, and 2.9%, respectively, of Thai Beverage’s net profit.
- No dividend was declared for this quarter.
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